Research and Development
The Amazon Picking Challenge, set by global online retailer Amazon, challenged roboticists to create a robot that can pick and stow twelve products from a shelf, into a bag.
Australia's Swinburne University of Technology has received a record $135m industrial software grant from engineering giant Siemens to help digitalize its Factory of the Future as it moves into the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0).
This evening (Wednesday 20 September), a first-of-its-kind UK-US Science and Technology agreement has been agreed, outlining a commitment to collaborate on world-class research and innovation.
US researchers have developed a new kind of lithium-ion battery which cannot catch on fire or explode when stressed.
Wolverhampton-based TyTek Industries will unveil its ‘ACT’ system today, an innovation which could save hundreds of lives in the event of a Mass Casualty Incident (MCI).
Dutch researchers have found a way to address the global problem of slow wi-fi; creating a network which could allow you to connect to the internet 100 times faster than is currently available.
A team of scientists has seen success growing vaccines in plants which have been 'hijacked' to produce new compounds.
A rising number of manufacturing industries around the globe is one of the major factors boosting the growth of the packaging robots market, according to new research.
SIFCO Applied Surface Concepts UK has developed the first collaborative robotic selective plating station for aviation landing gear manufactured by Safran Landing Systems.
Multinational research organisation, Fraunhofer Institute, has completed the first phase of a €5m project to establish an international reference architectural model for the ‘Industrial Data Space’.